The World Trade Organization committee to eliminate subsidies for illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and banning certain forms of fisheries subsidies to impede overcapacity and overfishing, have agreed to continue working and conclude negotiations as soon as possible,
The World Trade Organization, WTO, is now predicting global merchandise trade volume growth of 10.8% in 2021—up from 8.0% forecasted in March—followed by a 4.7% rise in 2022.
The United States Court of International Trade Wednesday upheld tariffs or Argentine biodiesel which ensued a redefinition by the Department of Commerce which had at first stood against them.
World Trade Organization country members resumed this month fisheries subsidies negotiations following the August break and the chair of the rounds Ambassador Santiago Wills from Colombia said the objective was to produce a clean text on fisheries subsidy rules ahead of the 12th ministerial conference next December.
Argentina was chosen to represent the Americas block at the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization and will formally take the seat next October in Morocco for the next four years. Argentina's Tourism minister Matias Lammens participated in the 66th WTO commission for the Americas, virtual meeting, which was headed by WTO chairman Zurab Pololikashvili and the current president of the Council, Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica's tourism minister.
New Zealand has decided to support Australia in its dispute with China on barley tariffs, signaling goodwill to work on differences in how to approach Beijing. The announcement came on Sunday when Prime Minister Scott Morrison arrived in New Zealand for a Monday summit with Jacinda Ardern.
Reforming the World Trade Organization’s paralyzed dispute-resolution body will be a key priority for the institution, but the process won’t be easy, incoming Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said.
Brazil should only begin free trade talks with Indonesia if it adopts recommendations made by a World Trade Organization panel in 2017 after a dispute over halal chicken, Brazil's meat lobby ABPA said in a letter sent to three government ministries.
The World Trade Organization, WTO, chief said that UK and other wealthy nations should send Covid-19 vaccines to poorer countries now rather than waiting for the surplus.
Governments should stop blocking a temporary waiver of some global intellectual property rules that will help boost global access to COVID-19 vaccines, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday ahead of a key World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting in Geneva on December 10, 2020.